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    206
  • Producer ranking ?

    25
  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    now to 2040
  • Food Pairing

    Lamb

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100% Shiraz sourced from elevated sites throughout the Barossa and Eden valleys. `The Struie` reflects the cooler side of the region and showcases the subtle nuances that are gained from hillside viticulture.

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100% Shiraz sourced from elevated sites throughout the Barossa and Eden valleys. `The Struie` reflects the cooler side of the region and showcases the subtle nuances that are gained from hillside viticulture.

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The Struie is a wonderfully aromatic and deeply concentrated wine produced from the harmonious combination of both regions, delivering layers of dark chocolate characters and defining structure. Nuances of plum, black and blueberries, violets and hidden spice characters all further enhance the natural elegance and tension from old vines. The Struie will reward for 15-20 years.

The growing season was defined by a continuously warm to hot summer with no effective rainfall, wind and hail at flowering, and followed with three major frosts - resulting in an earlier and much smaller harvest than average. These tough conditions produced smaller clusters of intensely dark berries with thick fleshy skins contrasted against brown mature stalks. Whilst yields were down, once these vineyards were fermenting in our cellar the concentration of colour, tannin and aroma of the 2019 vintage was revealed

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Origin

Tanunda, Barossa Valley

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